A '''twizzle''' is a multirotational one-foot turn in figure skating
The twizzle is most commonly seen in ice dancing
, where it appears in a number of Compulsory dance|Pattern Dances
(originally called Compulsory Dance) and is a required element of step sequences in the short dance
, original dance
and free dance (figure skating)|free dance
A twizzle is also common in synchronized skating
where it is also a required element of step sequences.
A twizzle differs from a Figure skating spins|figure skating spin
in that it travels across the ice instead of being centered in one spot. Skaters can turn several revolutions on a twizzle, the number of which depends on the level at which they are skating or what is set in the specified steps of a Pattern Dance; as defined by the ISU Technical Committee of the relevant discipline.
Twizzles can be...